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SFGTV2
Feb 4, 2013 2:30pm PST
, then the environment has to change so the virus cannot grow and the only way the environment changes is if youth and adults begin to speak with one voice about changing the social norms that allows it to happen. it makes sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to make change. so the question we have to ask ourselves, are we as adults willin
SFGTV2
Feb 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
, not only is that where it came from, but it is the type of environment that fosters creation. there is another benefit to being in this type of environment. lots of service providers, lots of other companies that are also starting businesses, whether you need legal assistance -- obviously, we have the lab space. recruiting is important for start-ups. staffing, exactly. so we have that as part of this innovation center. >> access to education and access to the right environment. >> yes, i would say so. >> ibm is a big company. i am sure there are a lot of people in the valley that still see it as an east coast-based company. the reality is you have been here for a long time. can you talk about the ontario culture here and what is being done that with the great ideas -- a entrepreneurial culture here and what is being done with the great ideas? >> we started here in 1962. this building is about 25 years old. we were down the hill at the san jose raiders center. -- research center. one of the things that ibm does -- a couple of things. one is having an eye on where things are go
SFGTV2
Feb 9, 2013 6:30am PST
a kitchen, so we need to bring digital media into the classroom so people can practice in the environments they're in all the time outside of school. >> and i would say that having listened to the word "media literacy" as far as back when i was carrying 3-inch quarter cassettes years ago and it was a great job. it really was. to teach media and digital literacy out of context is a fool's error and we have the boring curriculums in the world and teaching it out of the context. >> we have to stop blocking. >> yeah. i don't know. >> somebody -- okay. >> teachable moment. >> i hear everybody talk about -- >> thank you. >> yeah. so i have learned the phrase "teachable moment" since becoming a resource officer and i try to incorp rat that with a discipline situation and i try to use the teachable moment with the parents as well so you can move forward all together instead of just making everybody upset. >> i have some comments actually responding to what you asked about, the zero tolerance and different proposallity. one of my colleague and looked at this across the last 15 years and notic
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
called police to report her missing thursday afternoon. >> she because in a good environment at the house that. is all i know. >> cheryl says she lived in the same home with the same foster parents until last summer. >> they're probably scared and it brakes -- breaks their hearts. the foster smorj very loving and kind. she's very protective. >> contacted by abc 7 news a spokesman for the agency told us, quote, our thoughts and prayers are with anyone who knew this young lady. we'll cooperate to find those responsible. parents told us the murder prompted conversation was kids. >> keep an eye out. stick together if you're walking after school, stay together. watch out for each other. >> officials plan to address the death with an assembly and police continue to ask for any help anyone with information is asked to contact them. in fairfield abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> in the hubbub after the super bowl last night, sky 7 captured a crime that someone may have thought was a joke. abc 7 explains it's a danger to pilot that's could land new jail. flying over the mission district after the super
KOFY
Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
company for failing to protect local environment. >> 49ers return home to the bay area after falling just a little bit short of making bi biggest come back in super bowl history. >> hear from drivers who didn't get a fair warning from the get a fair warning from the cars woul8ñ# >> [ screaming]. >> it's not the homecoming they wanted but the 49ers are reminded just how much they are appreciated. >> lucky fans even got handshake from coach jim harbaugh leaving 49ers headquarters late today. after returning from new orleans. good evening. 9 remembers back in the bay area after that tough loss. they arrived at 3:30 this afternoon to san jose airport. fans greeted arrival then gather again at 9ers head quarter news, weather and sports santa clara. despite the loss fans happy to cheer on returning players. >> i saw a bunch of players multiple players and i just waved and showed them that they 1 if my book. no matter what. so proud of them. >> do you think they heard the them. >> absolutely. they heard me. anybody that knows me. >> no matter what we love them and we had great year. >> c
KRON
Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. okay. whoawh, whoa, wh, oa, who. i'd std ay cle car of that hacleaner, too, if i wer we made of wd and grd anite. why whdon't you try pledge? ♪♪ ♪ pledgeed multiul-surface. [ man ma] its itformula's safe on all kllinds of stuff, like tkehis...s. and thisth... and thisth. so fur fnituretu has nothing to fear. goodgo boy. so fur fnituretu has nothing to fear. [ femafele ann aouncer ] see seyour sunday paper so fur fnitur
SFGTV
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
a fostering community environment, and i guess that's about it. my two minutes are probably running out, and so instead a short term solution i ask that you guys put your brains together and come up with a long-term solution where we can be at our campus and my son can grate there in eighth grade. >> ma'am, could you state your name? >> sorry. my name is monica collins. thank you. >> good evening. my name is lillian car don'ta and my was and i have two daughters at creative arts charter school, a kindergartener and a second grader. i know people have expressed what an amazing and strong community we have at creative arts and i can confirm what everyone is saying is true. i am honestly uneasy with the prospect of combining the schools in the same space. i'm the mother of two young students who would be impacted, and over run i feel by addition of 300 middle school age children. our yard space is very small compared to other public school locations and i'm not saying those should be subject to be combined but born and raised in the city i know what other schools look like. since
SFGTV2
Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
the environment and the puc is going to show everyone else, you can do this, too. and you can do it in a way that makes sense, that's affordable, and that is better for the environment. >> and this is the most energy efficient government building in the united states today, if not the world. and it is an example that the entire united states can look to and say, that's what we need to do to save our city hundreds of millions of dollars in energy consumption a year and set an example to everybody of how to save energy, to be green, to be sustainable, to be responsible. the city is leading the way. >> it will be immediately recognizable and iconic from various parts of the city or even if you see a picture. that's the sfpuc building. it's a wonderful building. ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> okay. good afternoon afternoon. it is my pleasure to welcome you all here on behalf of the board of directors of st. anthony foundation. this is the groundbreaking for our brand-new dining room with mercy housing 90 units of affordable housing for seniors. [applause] [applause] this is one of the finest examples
SFGTV2
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> we came to seven straight about 10 years ago. -- 7th street about 10 years ago. the environment is huge. it is stronger than willpower. surrounding yourself with artists, being in a culture where artists are driving, and where a huge amount of them is a healthy environment. >> you are making it safer. push, push. that is better. when i start thinking, i see it actually -- sometimes, i do not see it, but when i do, it is usually from the inside out. it is like watching something being spawned. you go in, and you begin to work, excavate, play with the dancers, and then things began to emerge. you may have a plan that this is what i want to create. here are the ideas i want to play with, but then, you go into the room, and there maybe some fertile ideas that are becoming manifest that are more interesting than the idea you had initially set out to plan. so there has to be this openness for spontaneity. also, a sense that regardless of the deadline, that you have tons of time so the you can keep your creativity alive and not cut it off and just go into old habits. it is a lot like l
SFGTV2
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
attention to the environment. people are very environment conscious and i see community aggregations also to have renewable energy. it makes me very happy because in italy we have been following this path for a very long time. for example in the first six months of this year we installed photovoltaic panels larger than the united states all put together. it shows you the extent of the revolution happening. i am sure italian companies will be happy to work with the local institutions that have started to generate projects that will somehow go in that direction, and also we want to have parties and communication activities to show the people in the street that it is important to have sustainable behaviors and not to leave a carbon footprint behind us. >> [inaudible] >> yeah, if i understand correctly because -- you said about the innovation -- if we? >> [inaudible] >> yeah, okay. well, we're going to have in the museum of computer science in mountain view an exhibition show casing what italians have done to create silicon valley. i mentioned one person but there are many other example
SFGTV2
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
2008 and she has been in congress for jobs and our environment and she been such a great champion of public transportation that even cal train named a loco motor after jackie spear. please welcome congress woman jackie spear. >> thank you mr. mayor. thank you secretary lahood. thank you to the incredible leadership, senator feinstein, nancy pelosi and mayor lee and the board of supervisors to chairman nol an from the sfmta. i am on pins and needles. do we have anything else to report? it's still at the same point we think they're in commercials. i am reminded from the song from "top gun" "take my breath away" and $942 million takes my breath away and i think to mayor lee for that amount i think we should get a leather flight jacket to thank mr. lahood for the great gift to our great city. the new money that is going to be used here is going to create 1,000 new jobs before the end of the year with many more jobs to come after that. that is something to applaud. thank you again secretary lahood for that. this is one point 7 miles very similar to the length of the golden ga
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> boeing has permission to conduct new test flights of the troubled 787 dream liner. here you see one landing today at boeing plant near seattle. until now this is the only flight approved by the government sin
SFGTV
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
they presented. it is a great tool in a non violated, non abusive environment, so for it to work you really have to have a much better word, a word in which the department of health and human services has all the. >> >> >> money they can spend and we can make some headway and we couldn't teach it without a team of psychologists and if we simply pass this information on to the teachers and counselors and can be taught to students on a one by one basis with problems of being abused or with problems of being abusive. i can testify it's worked for me and my sons. it's a primary agreement my partner and i had for our 27 year relationship. it promotes well being, intimate relationships and it provides personal growth process, and for those who are familiar with the psychology involved with the certa communication it will help those non non abusive to identify and avoid those that are, so -- i want to thank you for your ear and i know this isn't a great presentation as the non violent parenting one and should be done first and the presentation and can't be implemented for lack of funds. you have more
SFGTV2
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
environments. extremely different in terms of structure. does this go towards mitigation? how should it be used? how should this information be used to? i use it to dole out treatment. that is how i thought we would kick start this seminar. i am happy to answer any other questions. i did not do this all by myself. i had a lot of individuals who helped me with this data. this research is all funded by the national research of health, your tax dollars. thank you for your attention. i will turn over to our moderator. thank you. [applause] >> actually, i would like to, i'm going to ask a few questions, but i was hoping we could get a debate going here rather than with me trying to ask intelligent questions and just have the very smart people just talking amongst themselves to educate us. so one of the questions that we're wanting to talk about today was the idea of free will in terms of the criminal justice system. and i would like to ask each of you, is there a definition of free will in the context of your individual work? we'll start with you, doctor. >> i would punt that one right over to david
SFGTV2
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm PST
to pass comprehensive legislation, a couple of weeks ago, tony testified in front of the environment and public works committee on why we need to pass and get the safe cosmetics out there on the floor of that senate, he did a fantastic job and i stole this off the video which is archiving, you can watch it, and this act would call for quick action on the chemicals of greatest concern, would increase access to basic health and safety information on chemicals, would use the best science to assess safety, so not old science but new science, would seek to protect vulnerable populations like we talked about way back when, right, prenatally and in pregnancy, those ones that are maybe more vulnerable to chemical exposures and also to reduce exposures in communities with unfair burden of exposures, we know that very often, poor communities, communities of color, communities with less resources are exposed to higher levels of chemicals so we have to reduce that unfair burden because they already have enough unfair burden, so that calls for some comprehensive changes and we want to see those h
FOX Business
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
, constant price appreciation on all sectors of the housing market, in environments where the economies are healthy or in recovery. liz: should you look at markets where there is strong blue chip companies operating? that is key? >> absolutely. where the governments are solvent, and where private sector expands and tax policies are positive, florida will do well, it is a zero income tax environment, and say in new york for example it is 14% i will see more migration of the "new yorker"s and entrepreneurs moving their business south, and bringing employees with them, and hiring, those markets i think will improve. liz: you know, i don't know, i have to say to myself, wait, are we in an air pocket in housing market. bond yields are rising, mortgage rates are tied to bond yields and they may be going up in the next year or so, should you grab it now. i'm saying interests could go up in next couple years. >> i think you are right, as the slow recovery continues, we'll see rates go up, but not for the next year or so, now, is the best time to be buying real estate, anyone who can, renters sh
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
knowledge but for them they live in a very insular environment and that insular environment is one that dictates to make a living and put food in their mouth and just what they're doing and kind of the problem that we have here. there's a demand in the united states for the drugs and there's a demand over there for them to survive and so that's the big picture. >> well, you know, we mentioned drugs and weapons. but what about exotic animals? how big is that industry and how can toure get a dragon? >> i can't help him facilitate anything illegal. >> come on. >> talk to him after the show. >> yeah right. okay. i mean, the thing is, i didn't realize how big the illegal animal trade is but the crime syndicates just as big if not bigger than the biggest drug syndicates in the world and all over in southeast asia and things do trickle back to here but talking about the animal trade, it is really a cultural thing. china's one of the main consumers of these products and what happens is like i went to cambodia, laos, thailand, all these places. these people are raised culturally to eat some
SFGTV
Feb 7, 2013 11:30am PST
and you can reach out to people and i like that type of environment so i want to create that with my space. and we joined the neighborhood association and the merchant's association and we have been going to all of the meetings and just hearing the different things and they want more non-alcoholic drinks and so that everybody can come in and have a good time and we want to be here for a long time and be able to support the community and the city that we live in. >> okay. thank you very much. >> we can now hear from the police department. >> representing san francisco, police. lay has filed an application with the california department of beverage control seeking a license for 313 ivy street and for the purpose of this hearing, the california department of alcohol befrage control seeks a determination to the board of supervisors as to the approval or denial. >> from the time period, july 2011 to july, 2 on 12, there is no calls for service at this location or police reports. this is located in plot 558. and applicant premises is not located in a high crime area. >> it is located in the cens
SFGTV2
Feb 5, 2013 12:30am PST
not communicate with the officers. they are in a precarious situation. they worked at a much closer environment and they cannot be perceived as a snitch. or that they are working with the police department. they are there to, down, emotionally, the anchor. what they do then, we have a shooting war homicide. and they go to the hospital to be with the families. any talk of retaliation -- they will work with our social workers at the hospital. and whether the retaliation must go next. to saturate and prevent and interrupt any violence that may occur. this is a component or peace that has been building. i polled the captains of payview, mission, ingleside and the northern district. these are the most affected by gang violence. they said they appreciated what the crn did what they want to see them more. they need to fill that communication. it also comes down to training and trust, to be able to have them talk to officers. they would address the officers, they had arrested some of them, when there were actually under. they will help the police and the community. under his guidance we are the most ac
Current
Feb 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
'm not in a position in this environment in a classified environment i can get more specific. >> jennifer: and the lack of specificity has alarmed some on the left. including democratic senator ron wyden. >> the bottom line is the administration is essentially telling the congress the american people, just trust us and i just don't think that's the standard for oversight. >> jennifer: and that is just a prelude to tomorrow's confirmation hearings for john brennan who is a chief architect for the drone program. senator wyden has been one of john brennan's loudest opponents because of his role in that drone program. and here is another thing that is not going to help the president with the left, is he is now getting praise from the far right. lindsay graham said he was going to author a resolution commending the president's use of drones . . . maybe not the endorsement the president was looking for. so is his liberal appeal strong enough to withstand the outcry over the drones or is it just a narrow group of people? how should progressives feel about drone strikes any
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> rosa parks was born 100 years ago today. and today her birthday was referred to correctly as national day of courage. the postal service has issued a new stamp in her memory. and today at the henry ford museum in dearborn, michigan where the famous bus is kept, visitors were allowed to take a seat where rosa parks made history. >>> at a new york synagogue, ed koch was remembered as the quintessential new york mayor. it was an emotional service, especially during the remarks of the current mayor, michael bloomberg, who along the way mentioned koch's choice to be buried at trinity cemetery in upper manhattan. think about it, he said, a polish jew in an episcopal graveyard in a largely dominican neighborhood. what could be more new york or more ed koch? they carried the casket out of the church to the tune of the sinat
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. over the past two weeks, all the attention and deservedly so has been focused on the san francisco 49ers. while they were playing on football's biggest stage, the san jose sharks were putting on one heck of a show. let's go down to southern california. sharks visiting the ducks. up 1-0 in the third period. when could you ha when koivu off the boards. just under four minutes of play, sheldon drives in, deflected by the sharks. scott gomez. sharks fall 2-1 for the first regulation loss of the season. over to the 49ers, earlier today the 49ers land safely at san jose's unnational airport. and an army of faithful fans were there to show their support after the loss to the ravens in super bowl xlvii. by the way, super bowl xlvii odds today released have the 49ers at 8-1 odds to win it all next year. vernon davis kno
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ ♪ >> pelley: since the killings at sandy hook elementary school there has been a lot of talk about getting guns out of the hands of people not entitled to have them. well, california is trying, but john blackstone has found it's a lot easier said than done. >> reporter: we rode along with special agent john marsh of the state's department of justice as his team prepared to confiscate guns from a man in stockton, california. >> he's a felon, and he has two handguns still registered to him. >> reporter: it's tense work. the people the agents are looking for are convicted felons or mentally unstable, and they have guns. the state has a list of about 20,000 such people with 40,000 guns, but because of budget restrictions there are only 33 agents to find them. you've got a backlog. >> a huge backlog right now. >> reporter: because it takes so much manpower to do this safely. >> yes
CBS
Feb 10, 2013 11:30pm PST
here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ ♪ >>> thank you for saying with us. >> quite a show the grammys amazing to watch all the musical acts. a lot of winner tonight including a few with bay area ties. we will be go back to the staples center and liam you have a good time? >> reporter: awesome time how could i not. local artists who won tonight, kenny my polka album did not get nominated but i found a few from the bay area who will cuddle grammys. bonnyrait won. her heart and soul belongs to the bay area. >> you get a chance to live where you really want to live in a place with all that beauty it can't help but heal you. >> reporter: another big winner, michael tilson thomas and the san francisco symphony for the live recording of two works from john adams this is their 15th grammy. >>> i am not bringing home some grammy gold but i do
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
a snowy new york at the nasdaq. kevin, why shy away from rapidly growing companies in this environment? >> well, i think what you're seeing is a slow-down in earnings growth. but on the other hand, the economy is doing somewhat better than it was, let's say six months ago. so investors who come into the year looking for very fast earnings growth as justification for their stock prices may be somewhat disappointed. so the economy is getting a little bit better, but wave come out of the recession. we've had a full recovery in profits, so here, going forward, we expect to see slower growth and consistency, i think, is the key in that kind of environment. >> tom: you mentioned a full recovery in profits. are stocks, broadly speaking, at this level expensive given the lack of earnings growth that you forecast? >> i don't think they're either expensive or cheap. and the reason i say that is because the standard & poors 500, which is a proxy for the stock market, has about $100 of earnings expected underneath it and it trades at $1500. with the stock market trading at 15 times underlying earn
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:30pm PST
on our news panel tonight are paul rogers, "san jose mercury news" environment writer. peter hecht, "sacramento bee reporter" and author of "weed land" due out later this year from university of california press. and kara swisher, editor of "all things digital." well, silicon valley's economic growth is outpacing the rest of the state in terms of jobs and per capita income. posting some of the highest numbers since the recession. that according to a study released today at the annual state of the valley conference in san jose. kara, you were there with the movers and shakers in the valley. give us a sense of the mood. are people feeling good about the economy? >> it's the one part of the economy across globally that the u.s. excels in and continues to excel in, and, you know, there's been a lot of job growth in the area, a lot of innovation. some of the stocks are up, not all of them. it's a good time right now especially in an economy that has issued all over the place. >> one of the things that came out in the state of the valley report is san francisco has grown as a tech hub an
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 3:30pm PST
and in the next five years this will be a busling clinical environment. february first 2015, we will begin seeing patients in the new children's hospital and woman's hospital and cancer hospital across the street. i just want to make a comment about the building of that hospital. it took enormous courage to endorse proceeding with a billion and a half dollar project without the prospect of state funds. we undertook that project with the encouragement with many in our community who said dream big, go for something bigger than you think that you can afford and we are now seeing coming to life right before us, a project built with depth from the medical center, but mostly with philanthropic support from the xhupt. and it is a great testament and a vision in san francisco that they would be willing to support something at the magnitude that they have. and i guarantee to them, and i'm confident that that will pay off many-fold not only for the little girls for blatoma but for the other that come here over time. the hope of that hospital is that linked with the research on this side of the street, we w
SFGTV2
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
is a matter of social justice. but if we can't have environments where students feel comfortable attending school, being comfortable with themselves and in themselves in a school environment we will never have students that are predicated in a way to be able to learn. we have to have safe schools. so what we did this year, when all of our administrators came back from summer break, every administrator from principals to the purchasing manager, everyone saw bully this year. and we spent a full year with our bifl department of student, family and community resources, we spent a full day debriefing that movie and going through a process where we talked about it and it was amazing to see grown adults having these realizations about what bullying meant to them and having a commitment from every administrator in our district that we will not allow that to happen this year and that will be one of the focus areas this year. so the ability to have these children now watch the movie as well was extremely moving to us yesterday. i just have to share one anecdote from that movie. we had a question
SFGTV2
Feb 4, 2013 12:30pm PST
a healthy safe and inclusive environment for all school students, the role of our federal government. tom perez, assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing tre
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Feb 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
to control our preferences. we are victims of our environments growing up. we are victims of our context that we live in and, therefore, we all, you know, are not "responsible for that behavior and therefore should be mitigating." when you look at the testimony that comes in, whether it's from a mother or from neighbors or from teachers that are talking about really mitigating circumstances, they are the rotten social background kind of arguments, the abuse and the suffering that that individual experienced and those things show up in the brain. the brain is also a sponge. the brain isn't simply created by genetics and it's very much shaped by environment. and so my mentor john monaghan likened the problem of predicting violent people to predicting violent storms. when you think of meteorology, you think of the difficulty of classifying a hurricane and tracking a hurricane, making judgments about such complex behavior that has sort of chaotic premises underlying it, you're going to make lots of mistakes. you're going to make lots of mistakes in both directions. sometimes you're going to
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